Lake Balkhash in eastern Kazakhstan is a bright turquoise green in this true-color Terra MODIS image from October 10, 2002. Feeding into the lake from the south are the Ili (on the left), Karatol (middle), Aksu, and Lepsy (right) Rivers. Partially covered by clouds are the Alakol (right edge) and Kapchagayskoye Vodokhranilishche (bottom center) Lakes. Sensor: Terra/MODIS. Data Start Date: 10/10/02. Data End Date: 10/10/02.